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On board the Harriet McGregor 1871-1880

Title:Photograph – Princes Wharf  Hobart – stereoscopic photograph showing buildings on Old Wharf ?
ADRI: NS1013-1-1087
Source: Archives Office of Tasmania

The Stereo Negative
Inscribed on this glass plate taken with a stereo camera of a ship berthed at the New Wharf, Hobart – not the Old wharf – is the wording “Taken 4th Feb 1871” on the right hand side. 3,646 more words

Exhibitions And Publications


Smoke signifies fire.  Thus the saying “where there’s smoke, there’s fire.”  Similarly, facial micro expressions often manifest unseen emotions.  Even words (or letters) which are only sounds carry meaning to communicate and also persuade.  841 more words


A juicy footnote on a pair of categories more fundamental than Aristotle's

The reader should advert here to the entirely experiential claim Poinsot is making for his affirmation of relation as among the furnishings of the physical world. 511 more words


The Displaced Logos in "Their Eyes Were Watching God"

Contra Diction?

Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God[1] is, like many other texts of literary modernity, opposed to the abuse of others by language, either by individuals or institutions of power. 1,921 more words


The Inhuman Speech of a Barn

White barn. Black shingled roof. Morning light. Dust gathers on the lower clapboards. The soil is dry, dusty. Wind eddies the dust, whisking it up against the barn. 556 more words

Some Interesting Reads

I’m currently working on my thesis paper for my Lit degree, so that means I’ve been swimming in journal articles and books. I’ll be writing on the novel as semiosphere, a subject I’ve touched in two of prior papers ( 269 more words